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Auburn Harley Davidson

Auburn Harley-Davidson
Located in the beautiful Sierra foothills. Auburn Harley-Davidson is a full service dealership offering Parts, Sales, Service, Accessories, Motorclothes and Collectibles. Everything for you and your Harley.
12075 Locksley Lane, Auburn, CA

Auburn Harley Davidson

Auburn Power Sports
1460 Canal Street, Auburn CA


Foothills Bowling Center


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Golf Courses

Prospector Hill Mini-Golf & Batting Cages


Fast Fridays Speedway Racing

Ski Resorts
Alpine and Nordic

Alpine Meadows
Dodge Ridge Hwy 108 at Pinecrest, CA, 209.965.3474
Diamond Peak
Eagle Mountain Cross Country Ski Area
Homewood Ski Area
Mt. Rose
Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Area
Soda Springs
Squaw Valley USA
Sugar Bowl
Tahoe Donner


Sierra Pool
Meadow Lane


Music & More Theater


Auburn Cinema
State Theater


Rafting down a river can be an exhilarating adventure. Whitewater rafting can also be very challenging. Please contact a professional rafting company before setting out on any river without a guide.

White Water

Adventure Connection
It's A Journey For The Mind
For the best white water river rafting in California, plan a custom whitewater vacation to the South Fork, Middle Fork or North Fork of the American River. Adventure Connection offers one to three-day raft trips, family vacation packages, corporate team building, comfortable wilderness camping, wine tasting, river rafting guide school, and women's trips
P.O. Box 475 Coloma, CA 95613



O.A.R.S. has been providing California whitewater rafting and adventure travel vacations for nearly 40 years. We provide rafting trips on nine Northern California rivers, including the popular South Fork American and Middle Fork American rivers, as well as on rivers throughout the western U.S., Alaska, Canada, Latin America and Fiji. Find out for yourself why National Geographic Traveler Magazine named O.A.R.S. as one of the top adventure travel outfitters in the world.

PO Box 67
Angels Camp, CA 95222



Mariah Wilderness Expeditions
Since 1982, Mariah has offered exciting, and safe, rafting on the South, Middle, and North Fork of the American River. We specialize in family adventures, corporate team-building, youth groups, deluxe camping, experienced guides, and a passion to share the river.
7170 Highway 49
P.O. Box 1160
Lotus, CA 95651



Tributary Whitewater Tours
Guiding California whitewater rafting trips since 1978. For all levels, from family vacation trips suitable for kids from 4 years, to wilderness whitewater rafting adventures for the expert. Rivers include the American, Yuba, Carson, Truckee and many more. 1/2 day to 4+ days. Great discounts for youths (10%-50%), seniors, groups, off season,
and mention for additional savings.
(530) 346-6812
Toll Free for clients
(800) 672-3846
6400 Hwy 49, Lotus, CA

experts on the river


Recreational Areas and Information
Natural Recreation Areas

Auburn State Recreation Area - Entrance on Hwy. 49, 1 mile south of I-80, 530-885-4527

This 30,000-acre state park is a popular spot for fishing, hiking, mountain biking , camping, white-water rafting and recreational gold panning. The park features trout fishing, more than 58 miles of hiking trails and the Mammoth Bar Off-Highway Vehicle Park, 530-885-5821. Primitive campsites are available in five designated areas. Rafting safety call 530-885-5648

Mountain and Road

NORTHSTAR-AT-TAHOE, and SQUAW VALLEY have great mountain biking trails that are used for ski trails or slopes in the winter

THE TAHOE RIM TRAIL is a challenge for any mountain biker even the most experienced.

THE AMERICAN RIVER BIKE TRAIL is a 32 mile paved trail beginning at Beal's Point and continuing along Folsom Lake, Lake Natoma, and the American River to Historic Old Sacramento. Located in the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, Folsom.

THE MINER'S RAVINE BIKE TRAIL paved, off-street biking and hiking path is open year round and crosses five bridges and many streams.

Trails in Auburn State Recreation Area 530-885-4527


Boat and guide charters are available.
Call the Placer County Visitor Information Center at 530-887-2111

Camp Grounds


111 Ahart Campground
111 Auburn KOA
111 Baxter RV Campground
111 Big Meadows Campground
111 Camp Far West Lake
111 Cherokee Bar
111 Dutch Flat Campground
111 Folsom Lake SRA
111 French Meadows Campground
111 Hell Hole Campground
111 Lake Clementine
111 Mineral Bar
111 NACO-Snowflower Resort
111 Orchard Springs Campground
111 Rollins Lake
111 Ruck-A-Chucky
111 Sugar Pine Campground
111 Upper Lake Clementine

For Further Information Contact : 530-885-4527 or 530-988-0205


Bear River,below Rollins Lake - Hwy. 174 near Colfax - Rainbow and Brown Trout

Donner Lake - I-80 near Truckee - Brown Trout , Coldwater Catfish, Kokanee, Macanaws, Rainbow Trout

Englebright Lake - West on Hwy. 20 - Bass, Kokanee, Rainbow Trout

Fuller Lake - Hwy 20 to Bowman Creek Rd. - Rainbow and Brown Trout

Call the Placer County Visitor Information Center at 530-887-2111

Gold Panning
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The Auburn area has a myriad of hiking trails; Call the Auburn State Recreation Area for information: 530-885-4527

PLACER NATURE CENTER: 530-878-6053, Trails easily accessible for children.

MINERS RAVINE, Granite Bay: A half-mile hike that ventures into the flora and fauna in the Sierra foothill woodland habitat.

MAIDU PARK, Roseville: A trail and interpretive area that showcases petroglyphs and other archaeological reminders of our Native American culture.

LONG LAKE: (Kidd and Cascade Lakes are close by) an easy half day trip for the family. Soda Springs Rd. exit off I-80

LOCH LEVEN: a full day moderate hike, a bit steep so judge accordingly for the family. Big Bend exit off I-80

PLACER BIG TREES GROVE: The Sierra's northernmost grove of Giant Sequoias and a well maintained trail that wanders through the forest on the Foresthill Divide. 27 miles east of Foresthill on Mosquito Ridge Rd.

GROUSE FALLS: Eight miles from Placer Big Trees. The trail to view the falls is an easy 1/3 mile walk. For information: Foresthill Ranger District 530-367-2224

OVERLAND EMIGRANT TRAIL; Explore a portion of the historic trail at Big Bend in the Cisco Grove area. Evidence of covered wagons are visible along the trail. Big Bend exit off I-80 SHIRLEY LAKE TRAIL , SQUAW VALLEY: At the end of Squaw Peak Rd.(near the tram building) begins a path that follows Squaw Creek for 2.5 miles each way to Shirley Lake and passes waterfalls and canyon boulders. Stay to the left side of the creek on your way uphill and to the right of the creek on your way down. The hike is somewhat difficult and takes two to three hours. Call the Placer County Visitor Information Center at 530-887-2111

Horseback Trails

The Trails throughout Placer County are both beautiful and rugged, including the famous Western States Trail that hosts the 100 Mile Tevis Cup Ride. There are several private stables that have horses available for rent.

Contact State Parks or the U.S. Forest Service for staging areas, horse campgrounds, and equestrian trail access. 530-885-4527 or 530-988-0205

OHV Recreation

Mammoth Bar OHV Area is part of the Auburn State Recreation Area. The area is under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Reclamation and is operated by the California Department of Parks and Recreation. For more information, call 530-885-5821

Parks and Public Lands

AUBURN - Auburn State Recreation Area, 530-885-4527, Rafting 530-885-5648
30,000 acre state park features white-water rafting, recreational gold panning, hiking trails, rustic campsites.

PENRYN - Griffith Quarry Park, 916-663-1837
A major supplier of granite for many of California's buildings including the State Capitol in Sacramento, Griffith Quarry's history dates back to its founding in 1864. The park boasts three miles of nature trails that offer views of the old quarry sites.

FORESTHILL - Placer County Big Trees Grove, 530-367-2224
160 acres includes northernmost stand of giant sequoias, nature trails, restrooms, and picnic areas.

Over 800,000 acres with more than 500 miles of hiking trails, 84 campgrounds and more han 20 picnic areas. Year round recreation includes hiking, fishing,skiing, horseback riding hunting, boating and swimming. Also hundreds of miles of rivers from the Yuba River American River and the Truckee River.

(NEIGHBORHOOD: Picnicking, Playgrounds, multi-use fields, swimming pools)

Auburn Recreation and Parks
A great site to visit for Auburn recreational opportunities for kids and young adults
123 Recreation Dr.

Ashford Park - Auburn Ravine Rd., near Shockley 530-885-8461
Christian Valley Park - Christian Valley & Dry Creek Rd, 530-885-8461.
Recreation Park - Recreation Dr. off Auburn-Folsom Rd. , 530-885-8461
Regional Park - Dry Creek Rd. off Hwy. 49, 530-885-8461

DONNER LAKE Donner Lake Westend Beach Park - West end of Donner Lake (summer only), 530-582-7720

FOLSOM LAKE Folsom Lake Recreation Area, 916-988-0205

MEADOW VISTA Meadow Vista Park - Placer Hills at Meadow Vista Rd.


China Wall Snowmobile Trailhead

North Tahoe Regional Park Snowmobile Trailhead


There are a number of areas along I-80 that are easily accessible for snow recreation. A Sno-Park permit is the best way to access them. This is a safe, low cost way for the entire family to enjoy many winter activities. For a copy of the "Guide to Sno-Park and Trailhead Areas" or to purchase a Sno-Park pass, call the Placer County Visitor Information Center at 530-887-2111

CHINA WALL is a no-cost sno-park operated by the U.S. Forest Service featuring cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and family snow play. Just 14 miles east of Foresthill

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